There are 2 translations of balloon in Spanish:

balloon1

Pronunciation: /bəˈluːn/

n

  • 1.1 (toy) globo (m), bomba (f) (Colombia) , chimbomba (feminine) (Central America/América Central) (before noun/delante del nombre) balloon glass copa (feminine) de coñac balloon loan préstamo (masculine) balloon (préstamo reembolsable al vencimiento) balloon sail blooper (masculine)
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    • It is now colourfully decorated in balloons and streamers.
    • The gaily coloured banners and balloons decorating the streets give the impression of an impromptu homecoming party.
    • Other similarly coloured decorations included flowers, balloons, the cake and the reception at the Hanover International.
    1.2 [Aviation/Aviación] globo (m), aeróstato (m) meteorological o weather balloon globo (masculine) sonda to go over o (British English/inglés británico) down like a lead balloon [colloquial/familiar] caer* muy mal [colloquial/familiar] when the balloon goes up (British English/inglés británico) cuando estalle or [colloquial/familiar] reviente el asunto (before noun/delante del nombre) [ride/trip] en globo
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    • Just as an object less dense than water rises to the surface, our balloon filled with hot air rises through the surrounding air.
    • The blast of red hot air filled the balloon, lifting them high into the air.
    • But all in all, I could understand hot-air balloon aviators' fascination with the sport.
    1.3 (in comic strip) globo (m), bocadillo (m)
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    • When applicable, Robinson will overlap his word balloons.
    • You've mentioned the haiku-like or telegram-like quality of word balloons in comics.
    • They're confused as to whether one follows the panels across or down, in what order the word balloons are sequenced, and so forth.
    1.4balloon (flask) matraz (masculine)

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desperate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.

There are 2 translations of balloon in Spanish:

balloon2

vi

  • 1.1 [Aviation/Aviación] ir* en globo to go ballooning (ir* a) pasear en globo 1.2 (swell) hincharse
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    • It split down the middle to reveal a light lavender petticoat and the sleeves ballooned out, at the top, and cascaded down, past her hands, ending in a waterfall of silky material.
    • The necks of old port bottles, for example, usually have a slightly bulbous form, so that the lower part of the cylindrical cork is weakened where it ballooned out and became cone shaped.
    • I was about to breathe a sigh of relief when they ballooned out and started to parachute down in the middle of the courtyard.

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Word of the day desesperado
adj
desperate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.